Student employees

UBC encourages the employment of students on its Vancouver and Okanagan campuses.

By employing students, the university provides financial support and formal academic training for students to work in areas related but not limited to their fields of study.

Both campuses offer many types of student employment opportunities, including undergraduate/graduate work and co-op programs. Student employees also allow departments to gain temporary or part-time support.

If you have any questions, contact your human resources advisor.

Hiring a student employee

Student employees play a key role at UBC. A look at how to hire students, the processes and considerations around hiring, and typical roles filled by student employees.

Managing student employees

As a supervisor of a student employee, you're expected to provide an orientation, performance expectations, and performance feedback.

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